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By Martha Sessums, President, ACE ACE Learning Centers make a difference. Each year more students and their parents learn better English, math, computer and other key skills. Students are supported throughout the college entrance experience to help them navigate the process. Once in college, many are supported in navigating the very different college experience itself. The 2019/20 school year has just started, but here are some of the results of the ACE Learning Centers and goals for this school year. Alpha Public Schools – Alpha Parent...read more
By Martha Sessums, President, ACE For 30-plus years of ACE’s 51-year history, George Maloney – called Chip by most everyone – was there for ACE. He joined the ACE Board and was always a supporting force and inspiration as the Educational Broadband Services (EBS) industry changed. He was there when ACE broadcast from classrooms to office buildings throughout the Bay Area, the original distance learning format. He was there when distance learning delivery morphed from TV to the internet so anyone could watch a mobile device or computer and...read more
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW and Lisa Wang, KALW Audio Academy Graduate It’s been a busy summer! Here are KALW, we recently completed a 14-episode run of our podcast Bounce: The Warriors Last Season in Oakland. Our Sights & Sounds team held a live block party alongside Eastside Arts Alliance in East Oakland, featuring a mini-documentary film called “Where is East Oakland,” which was recently accepted at the Oakland International Film Festival. And we started working with nearly a dozen emerging journalists in our...read more